Editorial Reviews. From Publishers Weekly. James’s delightful third installment in her The Taming of the Duke (The Essex Sisters Book 3) – Kindle edition by Eloisa James. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or . Imogen, Lady Maitland, has decided to dance on the wild side. After all, she’s in the delicious position of being able to take a lover. A discreet male who k. The Taming of the Duke by Eloisa James I am just a simple reader. I understand that you like to write books with subtle clues and hints as the.
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That why though this book deserves 1 star, Gabriel and Teh made me intrest in their story and made me continued reading though I really teh to drop it. And all of them are present here.
It might be because of my personal experience with alcoholics or my modern thinking about the disease, but I found it difficult to turn off that part of my brain during the story.
Rafe has been a drunk for 6 years since his brother died. Yet the literature professor in me certainly plays into my romances. One would dislike being married to a man who always looked better than oneself. Lists with This Book. I eventually like the main hero and heroine and am satisfied with the ending. Of course, given my girth, I just ruled out tamming of the available gentlemen in London.
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Yet her sisters love her and Imogene overcomes her anger and ghe to return somewhat to the person she was before even though the readers only had a glimpse of that in book Teh was horrid throughout the first two books, and even during the third she never really took on any redeeming qualities.
Imogene is the Essex sister that is the least likable to me. Rafe was one who suffered from her verbal parries. And, the guardian is a real piece of work himself.
Annabel was looking fascinated. I finish each book wishing there was just a little more to what I read. What do I think? Imogen wrings her hands and weeps a bit over her lost love, but it all seems a bit put on. Much hilarity and identity-swapping ensues the series is inspired by Shakespeare plots, after alland the result is deliciously entertaining.
The Taming of the Duke
The duke or the shadow duke? This woman who sees him every day can’t recognize him? Discover what to read next. Not just oh hey I knew it was you and not your brother Bitterness was like a poison.
While this idiocy is going on, we also have the pleasure of them putting on a play. That being said not a bad read just not as good duje the others!
Intelligence, but not to an uncomfortable degree. But it wasn’t a bad book really, just not quite the type of book I love. Return to Book Page. Mar 09, Jilly rated it did not like it Shelves: I wans’t sure that a could like drunk who wasn’t described in a nice way, but I did started to like him. There’s a reason why I love Eloisa James.
James’s considerable talents for clever prose and tight, breezy plotting are on full display, promising a perennial delight in each coming adventure of the Essex sisters. So having a mustache hide who Rafe is was not so unbelievable for me.
The storyline of Rafe trying to stop drinking and why he is doing it is probably the aspect of the book I like the most so far. There were several different storylines going on at once, it seemed. For example, I like chocolate. It gave her a distinct thrill to see that he was…well…interested. I felt totally shafted. View all 27 comments. Joan Lee Review Date: From what I understand, marriage is merely a regularizing of that sort of relation.
A man who knows how to keep quiet. Twitter Facebook Tumblr Pinterest. I gave it an honest attempt, but this just checks too many of my Nope boxes. The only fuke you two are in Scotland is to save me from my terrible fate.
Annabel frowned at her. Yes it’s as far-fetched as Superman but I’m willing to suspend reality. She was so mean and borderline abusive.
But she is still under the wathcful eye of her former guardian, rafe, the duke of Holbrook. Just as I use Shakespeare in my romances, I almost always jaes my experiences as a mother.